vichyssoise


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vi·chys·soise

 (vĭsh′ē-swäz′, vē′shē-)
n.
A thick creamy potato soup flavored with leeks or onions, usually served cold.

[French, from feminine of vichyssois, of Vichy.]

vichyssoise

(French viʃiswaz) or

vichyssois

n
(Cookery) a thick soup made from leeks, potatoes, chicken stock, and cream, usually served chilled
[French, from (crème) Vichyssoise (glacée) (ice-cold cream) from Vichy]

vi•chys•soise

(ˌvɪʃ iˈswɑz, ˈvi ʃiˌswɑz)

n.
a thick cream soup made with potatoes and leeks, usu. served cold.
[1915–20; < French (crême) vichyssoise (cream soup) of Vichy]
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Noun1.vichyssoise - a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions; usually served cold
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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Degustamos los souffles, los bavarois, el quiche Lorraine, las sopas frias como la vichyssoise, y los escargots, aunque al inicio me causaba repugnancia comer esos caracoles que de nina yo veia tanto en el jardin.